Understanding The City

Faculty of Planning, Foundation Studio 2020

Urban Land 

Land-use map describes the existing purpose each plot of land serves and the location, distribution and total area of different land uses at the precinct level.

Floor space index (FSI) is an indicator of built density and expressed as the ratio of floor space (Built-up) to the plot area.

1.1

Gross FSI

1.3

Net FSI

62

%

Residential Land Area 

0

Distance from the City Center ( in Kilometres )

Population of the Precinct ( in thousands )

70.6

Thane

The selected site is 1 square kilometer in area and the results below are for this selected site.

Dwelling Units

16428
TalaoPali

Evolution of the precinct from 2000s

Road Networks 

Block perimeter is a parameter used to assess the connectivity and accessibility for pedestrian users.

It is a predictor for walking activity.

Average block perimeter ( in meters )

658

Road Hierarchy is the classification of roads in terms of its functions and capacity. Higher the road hierarchy prioritizes mobility over accessibility.

Area under Roads  

%

Street Density ( kms/sq.km )

23.1

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Public Space

A figure-ground diagram illustrates the relationship between built and open space in precincts. Open spaces such as streets, parks, natural features and plazas are represented by white, while  black indicates buildings.

Nolli's map is utilized as a method to identify different types of public realm in students’ precincts.The map is then used to also analyze the degree of ‘public-ness’ basis access restrictions pertaining to gender, time, age and cost.

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Built Area 

74

Un-built Area

21

Area under public use 

%

%

%

BAGWE TEJAL MAHADEO SNEHAL

Thane has evolved rapidly from being an industrial town known as Mumbai�s suburb to trying to generate its own identity and one of the top residential hot spots in Mumbai. Its strategic location, ideal connectivity, improving infrastructure, and relatively lower real estate prices than Mumbai helped the city to emerge as a metropolitan. The portfolio looks at the Talao Pali-core area of the city, this detailed study of dynamic and static characteristics of the precinct will help to get an idea about how the evolution has been impacted in the transformation of the city.

PORTFOLIO

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